Although it is the unpardonable sin to worship any other but God, yet the Qur'an
teaches that 'Azazil or Iblis was cast out of God's favour because he refused to worship Adam.
Behold! We said to the angels: "Bow down unto Adam": They bowed down
except Iblis: He said, "Shall I bow down to one whom Thou didst create from clay?" Surah
The Origin of Islam in its
Reference: Bell, Richard (1876-1952), The Origin of Islam in its Christian Environment, In: The Gunning Lecture, 1925, Edinburgh University,
Macmillan & Company, Ltd, 1926, pp. 224.
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